Berlin looms powerfully in the mind of Tasmanian-born Melbourne architect Tim Hurburgh – it changed his attitude to timber, and his career.
Timber durability being short-changed in Asia
Banks, insurers and fire regulations are major obstacles to more timber buildings in many parts of Asia. But a high profile Singapore-based developer says a bigger problem is “specifier naivety” about wood.
Too much ‘energy-intensive’ construction
Sydney architect Clinton Cole shares an interesting measure of sustainable building in this exclusive interview.
Responding to the past through timber
To say Perth architect Adrian Iredale becomes emotionally charged by the prospect of using timber on a project is not to overstate his passion – particularly if there are Western Australian species involved.
Designing for extremes of heat and cold
New Zealand architects Bronwen Kerr and Pete Ritchie work in one of the planet’s most beautiful resort towns, and believe there are three key things that make a building feel right.
Tasmania’s eye-catching rainbow boardwalk
GASP! is a very appropriate acronym and brand for an extraordinary new art park beside the Derwent River at Glenorchy in Tasmania.